Category Archives: Love And Relationships

Psych theories and studies on attraction, love, sex and relationships

How to Help a Loved One with Drug Addiction

It can be difficult to help a close friend or family member who is suffering from substance addiction. However, it is important to remember that your loved one has a much greater chance of overcoming his addiction if his social network is filled with people who show love, understanding, and support. Finding the right words to say may be hard, but you can have a positive influence on your loved one if you take the time to educate yourself about his condition. It is also helpful if you have realistic expectations of what the road to recovery may be like.  Continue reading

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The Best Online Counseling Platform for Married Couples?

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Marriage isn’t always perfect, so married people shouldn’t be surprised when they encounter problems in their marriage from time to time. When my wife and I went through a rough patch in our marriage, we both realized that we needed help and visited a marriage counselor. Continue reading

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How to Become a Master at Reverse Psychology

what is reverse psychology

Most people have heard about reverse psychology. That’s not surprising because the phenomenon is very common in our daily lives. Interestingly, some people use reverse psychology so much that they may not even realize they are using it. But what exactly is reverse psychology and what is it good for?  Continue reading

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How Counselors Can Improve the Therapeutic Relationship

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The therapeutic relationship, also called the therapeutic alliance, refers to how a therapist and a client connect, behave, and interact with each other in the therapy room. Today, many counselors view this bond as a key tool in helping clients make positive changes in their lives. Therefore, the ability to develop a strong, trusting therapeutic relationship is now considered an essential skill in the mental health field. Continue reading

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How Much Does Couples Counseling Cost?

Cost of Couples Counseling

Some marriage mates consider couples counseling but eventually shy away from the service because they are not sure how they will pay for it. Other couples are unsure if couples counseling is covered by their insurance. In this article, we will look at the typical cost of couples counseling, evaluate the pros and cons of free couples counseling, and discuss how your health insurance fits into the entire process. Continue reading

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7 Benefits of Marriage Counseling

Benefits of Marriage Counseling

It is estimated that 40-50% of all marriages in the United States end in divorce. Some people choose to stay silent in an unhappy marriage until their distress and resentment build to a point where they feel divorce is unavoidable. Other couples may try hard to make their marriage successful, but after they feel like they’ve tried everything, they too may feel as if divorce is the only option left. Very few couples consider marriage counseling when trying to resolve their issues. Continue reading

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